Category Archives: Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 22-28 is Hurricane Preparedness Week.  Check out the “Key Facts About Hurricane Readiness” page on the CDC site:  http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/readiness_factsheet.asp, especially if you are in the southeastern, southern, and Atlantic seaboard areas of the U. S.

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PNR’s EP&R Outreach to Hospital Librarians

Many thanks to Gail Kouame and all the Emergency Preparedness & Response (EP&R) State Coordinators in the Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) of NN/LM for sending us their white paper describing PNR’s regional efforts to assist hospital librarians in emergency preparedness.  Click here to view:  … Continue reading

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Earthquake Tour

We usually think of California when we think earthquakes in the U.S., but one of the most significant earthquakes to strike in North America actually happened in the New Madrid Seismic Zone two hundred years ago. Check out this site … Continue reading

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Planning for Your Next Service Disruption

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) recommends that all libraries create a response plan based on the Pocket Response Plan (PReP) that was developed by the Council of State Archivists (CoSA). This is a one-page plan that can … Continue reading

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